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«Papa, was ist ein Fremder? Wieso haben manche Menschen schwarze Haut und andere Menschen weiße Haut? Sind Ausländer anders als wir? Ist Rassismus normal? Könnte auch ich zu einer Rassistin werden? Was können wir denn tun, damit die Menschen einander nicht hassen, sondern gern haben?» Diese und andere schwierige Fragen stellt die zehnjährige Mérièm ihrem Vater, dem berühmt ...more
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Published May 1st 2000 by Rowohlt Tb. (first published 1998)
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Ghita Benabbou
"On ne naît pas raciste, on le devient". D'origine, on ne l'est pas. Soit on apprend à être raciste, soit à lutter contre. 'à ma fille', ça indique que c'est une éducation à apprendre aux enfants depuis leur jeune âge. Bref, il faut savoir que « la richesse est dans la différence ».

Un excellent livre. (y)
Amina
Nov 13, 2015 Amina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Chaque visage est le symbole de la vie. Toute vie mérite le respect. Personne n’a le droit d’humilier une autre personne. Chacun a droit à sa dignité. En respectant un être, on rend hommage, à travers lui, à la vie dans tout ce qu’elle a de beau, de merveilleux, de différent et d’inattendu. On témoigne du respect pour soi-même en traitant les autres dignement "
Hafsa
Mar 10, 2016 Hafsa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ورقي
Ce qui m'a déplu c'est la comparaison que l'écrivain a mis entre l'enfant palestinien et l'enfant israélien en disant que les deux souffrent du racisme...!!! ce qui est totalement erroné ..
Sinon il a bien abordé le sujet du racisme.. et l'a bien expliqué
Hajar
Jul 03, 2015 Hajar rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Le livre est un dialogue entre le père et sa fille Meryam ,est qui soulève le sujet du racisme afin de combler ss différents phases. Donc pr une meilleure compréhension ici le père il a bien résumé la signification du Mot Racisme* venant de [la peur , l'ignorance , la bêtise et la mauvaise foi]! Comme auparavant il à réussi d'aborder plusieurs termes avec une explication simple et bien facile a comprendre.

{ Apprendre à vivre
ensemble, c’est cela lutter contre le racisme.}

—Papa, je vais dire un
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Pablo Meouchi
Aug 04, 2015 Pablo Meouchi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
¿Alguna vez se ha detenido a reflexionar sobre qué es el racismo y por qué existe?
Si la respuesta es negativa, tal vez sea tiempo de detenerse un momento para pensarlo, no sólo usted, sino también para compartir sus inquietudes con sus seres queridos. Este libro, pertenece al catálogo infantil de una conocida editorial, creo que es una lectura ampliamente recomendable para niños y adultos, donde no solo cuestionamos el racismo y el por qué tal vez existe, conocemos datos históricos que tal vez
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pamdeuting
Nov 02, 2014 pamdeuting rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves:
Tahar Ben Jelloun – Le racisme expliqué à ma fille

Bien que le sujet du racisme soit délicat T.B. J. réussit dans ce roman, sous forme d’un dialogue entre fille et père, a faire le pont entre les différents aspects et sentiments du racisme. Des sentiments qui aboutissent à la peur, l’ignorance, le refus de l’autre et la bêtise.
Sa fille de dix ans, entrée en contact avec le sujet du racisme lors d’une manifestation contre un projet de loi Debré sur l’entrée et le séjour des étrangers en France - b
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Safaa Abdullah
Jan 22, 2014 Safaa Abdullah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
عندما يستطيع كاتب أن يوصل فكرة في كُتيب بكل هذه البساطة والوضوح الممزوجين بالعمق ، ثبت ذلك أنه كاتب حقيقي .
نص كُتب أكثر من خمس عشرة مرة على الأقل ، ليكون موجه للكبار و الصغار ، و ذلك يدل على تقدير و احترام الكاتب لكل القراء على حد سواء ، و يُظهر لأي درجة أن موضوع العنصرية مهم ، و متعمق في كل طبقات و أعمار المجتمع .
جاء الكُتيب مليء بالمصطلحات و المفردات التي تجيب على الكثير من التساؤلات ، و تثري لغة القارئ و ثقافته .
Hanane
Jan 26, 2016 Hanane rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: french
Emprunté de la bibliothèque du collège, j'ai lu ce livre à l’âge de treize ans, donc forcément je me rappelle plus de ses détails. La seule chose que j'ai pu garder en mémoire est que j'avais compris à l'époque qu'est-ce que le racisme veut dire mais je l'avais pas touché concrètement, c'est en grandissant que j'ai réalisé le vrai sens du racisme en toutes ses couleurs.
Zari
نژاد پرست کسی است که گمان می کند همه آن چیزهایی که خیلی با او متفاوت اند، او را تهدید می کنند و ممکن است آرامشش را بر هم بزنند ... نژاد پرست کسی است که خودش را پست و کوچک می بیند یا برتر و بزرگ می شمارد. این بیماری ها هر دو یک سرچشمه دارند: در هر دو صورت رفتارش نشان از پستی او دارد...!
... نژاد پرستی در فطرت کودکان نیست. کودک، نژاد پرست به دنیا نمی آید. اگر والدین یا نزدیکان اندیشه های نژاد پرستانه را در مغز او فرو نکنند دلیلی ندارد که او نژاد پرست بشود...!
... برای مبارزه با نژاد پرستی ... باید ی
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Lisi
Tahar Ben Jelloun erklärt in diesem Buch seiner 10-jährigen Tochter Mérième, was Rassismus ist. Ich habe dieses Buch auf Französisch gelesen und obwohl ich es nicht Wort für Wort verstanden habe, habe ich doch den Kontext verstanden.

Das ganze Buch ist als Gespräch gehalten, in dem der Vater seiner Tochter alle Fragen beantwortet. Ich persönlich empfinde dieses Buch als gut geschrieben und die Erklärungen sind auch gut verfasst, Was mir besonders gut gefällt ist, dass im zweiten Teil des Buches a
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Dominik
Nov 23, 2012 Dominik rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Critique du livre “Le racisme expliqué à ma fille” de Tahar Ben Jelloun

Le contenu

En allant manifester avec sa fille contre un projet de loi sur l’immigration en France l’auteur a eu l’idée d’écrire ce livre. Sa fille lui a posé beaucoup de questions...
Dans ce livre l’auteur Tahar Ben Jelloun, d’origine marocaine, parle avec sa fille Mérième sur le racisme. A dix ans elle est curieuse et pose beaucoup de questions attendant des réponses précises et convaincantes. “Dis Papa, quoi est le racisme? C
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mahatma
Feb 23, 2011 mahatma rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
ternyata,
ini bukan sebuah buku dari tangan satu penulis, tapi suatu kumpulan beberapa esai yang menanggapi tulisan utama dari tahar sendiri. ada beberapa penulis lain yang menjelaskan, menambahi, merefleksikan tulisan tahar yang ikut dihimpun dalam buku ini.
tulisan tahar sendiri diletakkan di urutan paling depan, dirupakan sebagai sebuah wawancara atau tanya jawab dengan satu nara sumber dan satu penanya.
diandaikan penanyanya adalah anak perempuannya sendiri, yang entah bagaimana nampak begitu
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Ben
May 26, 2010 Ben rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bien que ce bouquin ait été écrit pour expliquer l'idée de racisme à une jeune, j'ai (même à mon age !) profité de la lecture. Le racisme n'est rien d'étrange aux États-Unis, main notre histoire et démographie en a fait quelque chose de different de celui qui existe en France. Aux États-Unis, le racisme cible - pour le plupart - les gens non-blancs, bien que beaucoup de ces gens soient issus des familles qui ont été en Amérique du nord plus longtemps que beaucoup de familles blanches. Donc quand ...more
Richard
Dec 02, 2007 Richard rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents
Consider this a pre-review; I've read only the title essay, which constitutes about half of the book here.

It hadn't occurred to me that any of Ben Jelloun's books would be translated into English, let alone this modest little one, but that's only testimony to my unfair assumptions about the willingness of US publishers to bring out translations of books by authors from "the Arab world," at least before they've been stamped by the Nobel committee (see under: Mahfouz, Naguib).

I haven't read this t
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Eva Luna
Mi è capitato tra le mani questo piccolo saggio che mi regalò quell'uragano di mia zia Maria. L'ho riletto e si parla ovviamente di Islam, Le Pen, i pregiudizi francesi contro gli immigrati. Sono passati più di 10 anni e i nomi non son cambiati. L'ignoranza e la paura delle persone sono rimaste le stesse. Mi immagino che belle conversazioni avrei fatto di questi tempi con zia... di sicuro avrebbe riepilogato così: "fascisti! carogne! tornate nelle fogne!"
Perché quello slogan, che lei e nonna mi
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Carmine
Jul 19, 2015 Carmine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Libricino parecchio semplice nella forma e nella struttura: un padre e la figlia dialogano tra di loro sul tema del razzismo.
L'elemento che più colpisce è l'ingenuità e la purezza di una bambina; elementi che cozzano fortemente con la tematica approfondita.
Sicuramente una lettura innocua che aggiunge molto poco a quello che sappiamo già, però merita una buona valutazione soltanto per i buoni propositi sulla quale il libro viene costruito.
Eduardo
After reading Between the World and Me, it made sense to read this essay as well. Unfortunately for Ben Jelloun, this is scarcely a fair comparison as Coates' book is easily the best book I read in all of 2015. Doing my best to exclude that comparison, I still think that Ben Jelloun's essay is only slightly above average but maybe I would have a different perspective if I had a child that I wanted to explain racism to. It was in reading the response essays of David Mura and William Ayers (yes, t ...more
Estíbaliz Durkheim
Un libro tan corto que se lee en dos suspiros. Pero no por ello, es menos interesante. Y es que como dice el dicho, los mejores perfumes vienen en frascos pequeños. Un libro sencillo, para todos los públicos, y con un tema muy estigmatizado, el racismo. Sin duda, una gran recomendación.
Phyllis
May 02, 2016 Phyllis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Important when it was published in 1998, still very important. The letters in response to this book (published in my volume) bring up real life thorny questions about handling racism, especially as a child.
Jawaher jaber
Mar 26, 2015 Jawaher jaber rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
الاحترام هو ان يكون مراعاة للفرد واعتبار وان نجيد الاستماع.
لا يطلب من الاجنبي محبة وصداقة وإنما يطلب الاحترام. يمكن للمحبة والصداقة ان تولد فيما بعد, بعد تبادل التعارف أكثر وتبادل التقدير.
Marius Colacioiu
Jul 12, 2014 Marius Colacioiu rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite
Recommended book! never thought on how some concepts can be explained to kids of little age. The author does a really good job!
Catyalways
coinciso ma molto bello! lo stile di scrittura mi è piaciuto molto: semplice e scorrevole. Davvero consigliato
Dana Saad
Jul 21, 2015 Dana Saad rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Livre trés interressant qui explique tout sur le racisme
Corinna
"On est toujours l'étranger de quelqu'un."
Nadja Varga
schullektüre in frankreich. sollte überall schullektüre sein.
Daniel
It's a didactic description of racism, thought to explain it to kids. It's simple and easy to follow. However I found a couple of problems with this description: first, it is used to introduce judgements that are totally irrelevant to the topic, such as the opinion of the author about animal cloning. And second, some data are just plain wrong, he says Jews and Muslims have lived together for two thousand years, but Islam is only 1400 years old. It's a book with a good intention, but with a sligh ...more
Nikki
Aug 17, 2013 Nikki rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I would have liked to read more of a narrative from Jelloun on the subject. The chapter he writes after the Q&A is some what disjointed. His thoughts and points are incomplete and I would have really liked to know more of how he felt!

I'm excited to use this for my daughter. Also, would love to find something in America to help explain racism as I feel we deal with slightly different types of racism being founded with slavery and colonialism.
Josh
Apr 29, 2008 Josh rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tahar Ben Jelloun's explanation of racism is simplified and shortsighted, and not just because he is talking to his ten-year-old daughter. Luckily the other contributors to this book seem to feel the same way and supply much better pieces that include criticism of the author's approach. William Ayers, Lisa Delpit, David Mura, and Patricia Williams are all included. David Mura's essay kind of blew my mind.
Kiki Sugianto
Jun 20, 2012 Kiki Sugianto rated it liked it
I read this book in German, since i dont know French at all, other than 'Bonjour1' ;). in this book, Jelloun explained to his 10 year old daughter the definition of Racism. The explanation was clear and easy to follow, using common words, so that the 10 yr old girl can get, what does racism mean.

A good book to improve my German.
Lesleigh Gennace
A unique approach to a complex topic. If you work with kids I highly recommend this book. It points out the obvious and the sometimes not so obvious.
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Tahar Ben Jelloun is a Moroccan poet and writer. The entirety of his work is written in French, although his first language is Arabic.
After attending a bilingual (Arabic-French) elementary school, Ben Jalloun studied French in Tangier, Morocco until he was 18 years old. He continued his studies in philosophy at Mohammed-V University in Rabat, where he composed his first poems (1971).
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